Kasha (Roasted Buckwheat)
Kasha, most often found in Eastern European cooking, is a nutty grain with a fluffy texture.
INGREDIENTS | YIELDS 2 cups
- 1 cup kasha
- 2 cups water
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
In a medium saucepan, bring water and olive oil to a boil.
Add kasha, cover, and reduce heat. Simmer for 10 minutes. Fluff before serving.
Eastern European Comfort Food
Kasha, or roasted buckwheat, is a common breakfast food throughout Eastern Europe. Buckwheat, which is not related to wheat, is also commonly found a flour that is used in pancakes and other baked goods. Because it is a good source of protein, fiber, magnesium, and manganese, it is a good addition a well-stocked pantry.